Chapter 13. Porcelain Enamel vs. Organic Coatings for Water Storage Tanks

  1. John B. Wachtman Jr
  1. James Waters

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470314975.ch13

Proceedings of the 58th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 5

Proceedings of the 58th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 5

How to Cite

Waters, J. (1996) Porcelain Enamel vs. Organic Coatings for Water Storage Tanks, in Proceedings of the 58th Porcelain Enamel Institute Technical Forum: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 17, Issue 5 (ed J. B. Wachtman), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470314975.ch13

Author Information

  1. A.O. Smith Corp., McBee, South Carolina

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1996

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470375457

Online ISBN: 9780470314975

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Keywords:

  • porcelain enamel;
  • organic coatings;
  • water storage tanks;
  • glass-lined structures;
  • organic linings

Summary

A study of different types of coatings used for potable water storage tanks is described. A comptirison of porcelain enamel and organic coatings is presented. Porcelain enamel's advantages and disadvantages are discussed.